Student or Learner
In 2001, I (decide) 1. _decided___________________ to continue my higher education and (get) 2. ___got_________________ a degree in teaching English as a second language. While I (browse) .______was browsing_____________the internet for good universities in the states, I (come) . _____came_______________across the Seattle University. After I talked with some of my friends and colleagues about the Seattle University,. I decided to apply to it. I (never, be) . ______have never been______________to the United states before, so I (be) . ________was____________very excited.
Itwas March 2005 when my plane first (land). ______landing______________in Seattle. A taxi shuttle met me at the airport, and (drive) . _______drove_____________me to my hotel. While I was riding the shuttle, I (look) . ____looked________________out the window. Seattle was an absolutely beautiful city. My wife and I instantly (fall) . _______falled_____________ in love with the city.
Seattle (be) . _____was_______________ a coastal port city and the largest city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. There (be) . ______________were______people from almost every part of the world in that city. People (lived). _______have lived_____________in this area for thousands of years. By December 2007, Seattle (have) . ___________has_________an estimated population of approximately 600,000. There are museums, malls, libraries, movie theaters, and recreational facilities everywhere in the city